A Mom Laments Limited Employment Prospects For Daughter With Down Syndrome
Amy Silverman‘s daughter Sophie wants to be a dance teacher. But Sophie has Down syndrome and the opportunities for meaningful employment for people with intellectual disabilities are minimal.
This segment aired on WBUR’s Here & Now on January 1, 2020.
Amy Silverman is an award-winning writer, editor, and teacher, whose work has appeared in This American Life, The New York Times, Washington Post, among other publications.
Co-published with Here & Now.